S&P 500, Dow Extend Gains Following Fed Statement

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The Dow and S&P 500 added to gains on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve delivered a policy statement that bolstered expectations it will keep interest rates near zero for a prolonged period. The Dow rose more than 1% and the Nasdaq turned positive after the the Fed kept rates near zero and promised … Read more S&P 500, Dow Extend Gains Following Fed Statement

S&P 500, Dow Rise Before Fed; Tech Stocks Pull Down Nasdaq

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The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes rose on Wednesday on hopes that the Federal Reserve would continue to keep interest rates low for a prolonged period, while a slide in tech stocks dragged the Nasdaq lower. The central bank’s two-day meeting is its first under a newly adopted framework that promises to shoot … Read more S&P 500, Dow Rise Before Fed; Tech Stocks Pull Down Nasdaq

Dow Ends Higher But Wall Street Posts Second Straight Weekly Drop On Tech Slide

USA-STOCKS:Dow ends higher but Wall Street posts second straight weekly drop on tech slide

USA-STOCKS:Dow ends higher but Wall Street posts second straight weekly drop on tech slide The Nasdaq slid and the S&P 500 closed little changed on Friday as early gains in technology and growth names faded, with each of the three major Wall Street averages posting their second straight weekly decline. Reuters Last Updated: … Read more Dow Ends Higher But Wall Street Posts Second Straight Weekly Drop On Tech Slide